Paul Chambers

1935 - 1969

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Paul Laurence Dunbar Chambers Jr. (April 22, 1935 – January 4, 1969) was an American jazz double bassist. A fixture of rhythm sections during the 1950s and 1960s, his importance in the development of jazz bass can be measured not only by the extent of his work in this short period, but also by his impeccable timekeeping and virtuosic improvisations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Chambers has received more than 420,822 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Paul Chambers is the 744th most popular musician (up from 757th in 2019), the 3,789th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,677th in 2019) and the 257th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Paul Chambers ranks 744 out of 2,675Before him are Giorgio Gaber, Desmond Dekker, Pink Anderson, Eduard van Beinum, Bob Seger, and Art Pepper. After him are Holger Czukay, Stephen Heller, Peter Cetera, Corey Taylor, Aníbal Troilo, and James Ingram.

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Among people born in 1935, Paul Chambers ranks 178Before him are Azzedine Alaïa, Gerhard Mitter, Tom Atkins, Syd Field, Peret, and Lisa Gastoni. After him are Norma Bengell, Milena Vukotic, Julio Jaramillo, Gerd Albrecht, Hans-Jürgen Syberberg, and Peter Brown. Among people deceased in 1969, Paul Chambers ranks 107Before him are Al Taliaferro, Gerhard Mitter, Mark Bernes, Iskander Mirza, Ismail al-Azhari, and Jan Zajíc. After him are Giovanni Urbani, Leopold von Wiese, C. N. Annadurai, Charles Dvorak, Aleksandr Deyneka, and Josef Beran.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Chambers ranks 3,789 out of 15,968Before him are Brian Keith (1921), Bob Seger (1945), Frederick Law Olmsted (1822), Art Pepper (1925), Dennis Meadows (1942), and Dana Delany (1956). After him are Ralph Bunche (1904), Irene Dunne (1898), Barry Bostwick (1945), Ryan Murphy (1965), William P. Rogers (1913), and James J. Corbett (1866).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Paul Chambers ranks 257Before him are Oscar Hammerstein II (1895), Richie Havens (1941), Jeff Hanneman (1964), Pink Anderson (1900), Bob Seger (1945), and Art Pepper (1925). After him are Peter Cetera (1944), Corey Taylor (1973), James Ingram (1952), Billie Joe Armstrong (1972), Gene Autry (1907), and Mike Porcaro (1955).